Foundation and Abutment Treatment for High Embankment Dams on Rock

by
Committee on Embankment Dams and Slopes of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, ASCE

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 10, Pg. 1115-1128


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The general review is presented of current and past practice with regard to foundation and abutment treatment for high embankment dams on rock. Additional data is available in Symposium papers published in the October 1972 issue of the Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division for detailed descriptions of the procedures followed by various engineering organizations on particular projects.

Subject Headings: Dam foundations | Earthfill dams | Rocks | Soil mechanics | Computing in civil engineering | Engineering mechanics

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